Dia do Sogro
Dia do Telefone
Dia das Sociedades Amigos de Bairros
Death of Dom João VI (1767-1826), king of Portugal, Brazil, and the Algarves.
João Maria José Francisco Xavier de Paula Luís António Domingos Rafael de Bragança was his full name. He was king of Portugal since 1816; however, he was already regent since 1792, when his mother – Dona Maria – no longer had the mental capability to govern the kingdom. João was not happy at all to be king; there are some stories that reveal that he cried when he heard the news that he had to become king. João was in Brazil, when his mother died en he had to succeed his mother. He is the only king who was crowned on the American continent.
Emperor Dom Pedro I of Brazil became king of Portugal, as Pedro IV, after the death of his father, Dom João VI.
He was king of Portugal for only seven days, when he abdicated in favor of his young daughter, Dona Maria de Gloria, who was only seven. His uncle Dom Miguel I became regent.
Death of writer Bernardo Guimarães (1825-1884)
Bernardo was born in Ouro Preto (MG), and studied law in São Paulo. He worked as a journalist, and eventually taught French and Latin. One of his best known works is the novel about slave Isaura (1875). This book was published at the time when there was a discussion going on about the end of slavery. Bernardo died at the age of 58; his ultimate works about the History of Minas Gerais and the novel O Bandido do Rio das Mortes never have been completed.
Death of writer and politician José Américo de Almeida
Creation of the fire brigade (Corpo de Bombeiros) in São Paulo
Organization of the first ministry in Brazil
Death of freshman (calouro) Carlos Alberto de Souza.
Carlos studied at the Universidade de Mogi das Cruzes (São Paulo), and died of the consequences of wounds that were caused by hazing activities at the start of the new semester.
Code sharing of 113 daily flights by the airline companies TAM and Varig.
Creation of Julgado das Aldeias Altas (MA) by D.João V.
In 1811, Aldeais Altas gained the status of a Vila. In 1836, the village was named Caxias, now one of the largest cities in the state of Maranhão.
Inauguration of the electric tram line in Porto Alegre (RS)
Announcement of the first shipments of Brazilian sugar that were sold to China.
Replacement of Cruzado into Cruzeiro (Brazilian currency units), by Decreto Lei nº 2284
Leakage of 2.8 million liters of petrol in the mangrove bushes in the Guanabara Bay (RJ)
By Adriano Antoine Robbesom © 2007, 2015